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Keeping an eye on the forest
For the past 20 years, a scientific team has been monitoring the state of health of Barbeau Forest in the Seine-et-Marne region east of Paris. Researchers and engineers analyse the flux of carbon...
Biodiversity loss and climate change must be addressed together
A recent report, co-authored by experts on climate change (IPCC) and biodiversity loss (IPBES) shows that these two phenomena are closely related. And although some solutions put forward to tackle...
Claude Lorius, a Life on the Ice
He is the man who discovered that the record of Earth's past climate is locked up in the ice of Antarctica and who highlighted the role of greenhouse gases in global warming. CNRS News looks...
Turning CO2 into a Valuable Resource
To curb the amount of CO2 present in the atmosphere, researchers would like to use it to produce polymers, fuel, or even construction materials. Game on!
How Many Sexes Are There?
Numbers that shape the world
The Lost City of Akhenaten
Invasive species: an ecological and economic disaster
Understanding urban heat islands
Dissecting the “spice” of Dune